Ancestry UK

St Bartholomew's Home for Boys, Bowerchalke, near Salisbury, Wiltshire

The St Bartholomew's Home for Boys was opened by the Waifs and Strays Society in 1893 at Quidham Street, Bowerchalke (or Bower Chalke), near Salisbury. The home had been established by the Vicar of Bowerchalke, the Rev. Edward Collet. The 'cottage home', as it was described, housed up to six boys aged from 4 to 8.

The home closed in 1902.


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